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16 Words We Don't Have In English

The English language can be so dull. Here are some words we need to have English equivalents for. Music: https://soundcloud.com/funzo-1/solo-instrumetal True... (What other words do you think are lacking in the English language?
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Q & A with Shaun Tan

Q & A with Shaun Tan | NSW English Syllabus K-10 | Scoop.it
Australian author Shaun Tan's newest title, The Bird King: An Artist's Notebook, is a sketchbook-sized volume of rough work and inspiration for his award-winning books and films.

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Flipped Classroom-Full Picture Presentation - 2013

Presentation slides for virtual presentations about the flipped classroom-the full picture


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Siew Leng Lim's curator insight, September 2, 2013 4:32 AM

The bottom half - outside class resources and homework-based activities

The top half - in class sharing from experts and with experts, authentic work done usually in team or in collaboration with peers &/or expert; students to consolidate and sythesize their learning through presentation

roberto gilli's curator insight, September 6, 2013 9:54 AM

In the "Concept Exploration" phase of the flipped classroom it woud be nice to have a conversational agent to help students. A sort of Virtual Tutor.

roberto gilli's comment, September 6, 2013 10:43 AM
In the "Concept Exploration" phase of the flipped classroom it woud be nice to have a conversational agent to help students. A sort of Virtual Tutor.
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The greatest creative writing activity ever

The greatest creative writing activity ever | NSW English Syllabus K-10 | Scoop.it
UPDATE: This post has been nominated for the British Council’s Teaching English blog award for January, 2013. If you like what I've written, please click here and 'like' the resultant picture! Than...

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Books for Boys | ReadKiddoRead.com

Books for Boys | ReadKiddoRead.com | NSW English Syllabus K-10 | Scoop.it
Find great books for your children or the children you teach. The #1 bestselling author James Pattersons site guides you through titles, reviews, and exclusive content on the books children will love, and readies you when they ask for more.

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's comment, March 22, 2013 3:25 AM
Thanks for sharing! Very useful.
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Working Together Is Working Smarter | Sustained Collaboration

Working Together Is Working Smarter | Sustained Collaboration | NSW English Syllabus K-10 | Scoop.it

A new report released by the National Center for Literacy Education (NCLE) reveals that school librarians are highly involved leaders playing a critical role in their schools through consistent and sustained collaboration with other educators. Additionally, school librarians not only participate in but deliver professional development to peers, educators and staff in their schools.


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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, April 11, 2013 11:34 AM

How do we get administrators to catch on to this?

Carey Leahy's curator insight, April 12, 2013 7:58 AM

Teachers & teacher librarians collaborating to achieve curriculum goals has to be the 'smart' way.

Rita Godwin's curator insight, April 21, 2013 8:07 AM

Informative infographic showing how collaboration with colleagues helps to advocate for the LMS's role in the school.

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Pro-literacy ads use their own design to show the need for literacy [5 pictures]

Pro-literacy ads use their own design to show the need for literacy [5 pictures] | NSW English Syllabus K-10 | Scoop.it
These creative ads in promotion of literacy were originally in French and have been translated to make them more sharable worldwide...
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Finding a Balance - Looking at a Child's Reading Level and Maturity When Selecting Books

Finding a Balance - Looking at a Child's Reading Level and Maturity When Selecting Books | NSW English Syllabus K-10 | Scoop.it
Storytime Standouts' guest contributor balances a child's reading level and maturity when selecting books...

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Susanna Robertson's curator insight, March 25, 2013 5:23 AM

Some interesting points to consider in this article regarding appropriate book selection.

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Innovative Teaching – Comic Books in the Classroom - blog post (for teachers!)

Innovative Teaching – Comic Books in the Classroom - blog post (for teachers!) | NSW English Syllabus K-10 | Scoop.it

An interesting blog post about using comics to teach reading and writing with examples of classroom practice and useful responses from colleagues. Worth a read.


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8 Must Have Posters on Teaching Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Must Have Posters on Teaching Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | NSW English Syllabus K-10 | Scoop.it

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Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution! | Video on TED.com

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.

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Reading 'can help reduce stress' - Telegraph

Reading 'can help reduce stress'  - Telegraph | NSW English Syllabus K-10 | Scoop.it
Reading is the best way to relax and even six minutes can be enough to reduce the stress levels by more than two thirds, according to new research.

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Davila Annette's curator insight, April 21, 2013 9:23 PM

A leer se ha dicho! 

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Five Best Mind Mapping Tools

Five Best Mind Mapping Tools | NSW English Syllabus K-10 | Scoop.it
Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real. Thankfully, there are great tools out there to help you build mind maps, organize them, and save them for later.

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Armando's curator insight, January 3, 10:23 AM
Five Best Mind Mapping Tools
Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, January 5, 8:31 AM

@mapa_conceptual

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 5, 6:04 PM

Les comparaisons sont toujours interessantes, mais à lire selon ses besoins.